Osteoporosis Canada, a registered charity, is the only national organization serving people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. The organization works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the risk-reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.
Sadly, at least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime, with treatment costing the Canadian health care system upwards of 2 billion dollars annually. Osteoporosis Canada endeavors to advocate on behalf of those affected by this debilitating disease, with the ultimate vision of a Canada without osteoporotic fractures. – less